Monthly Archives: May 2010

Talk the talk: A-Z of South African slang

Vivienne Hambly, Friday 26 February 2010 writes:    Don’t know your babbelas from your tekkies? Learn how to make yourself understood at the World Cup 2010 with our indispensible guide: Drawing from 11 official languages – with English, isiZulu, isiXhosa and Afrikaans – being the most dominant, South Africa’s slang reflects the country’s diversity, history […]

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Chill out at Sunday Concerts during winter at Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens

Sappi Sunday Picnic concerts Concert Lawn, Walter Sisulu NBG  13h00 – 15h00 R50  Check for concerts on 20th June; 1st , 15th and 29th August and 12th September.  You need to get there early as these concerts are very popular, for good reason.  A day chilling in the warm winter sun on a comfy camp chair with good friends, […]

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Getting to the Game

I have summarized information from the website and from website. Tickets to the Park and Rides/Walks can be booked at  IF you do not have your own car you will need to use DROP AND RIDEA Drop & Ride will be provided at Westgate where fans can be dropped off by family/friends/organized […]

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Events in Newtown during the World Cup

From JhbLIve Newsletter 27 May 2010: Johannesburg’s creative minds are gearing up for a six-week long extravaganza of arts, culture, entertainment and literature. The Newtown Festival is set to showcase to visitors, both local and international, the finest that South Africa has to offer.   This cultural festival offers an array of goodies throughout June and […]

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2010 Celebration Concert at Orlando Stadium, Soweto

Good news for music fans who can’t make it to the grand 2010 World Cup Kickoff Celebration Concert at Orlando Stadium in Soweto, the spectacle is to be screened live on SABC1, and also shown live around the world, from 8pm to 11pm on June 10.  It has also been announced that nine-time South African […]

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